The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh dedicated and laid foundation stones of around 31 projects in different parts of the State from Dalhousie (Chamba), Solan, Doon, Nalagarh, Manali, Kullu, Shahpur, Pachhad, Kasumpti, Una, Lahaul-Spiti, to Seraj constituencies through video-conferencing from Shimla today.
The Chief Minister laid foundation stones of Government Colleges, Narag and Pajhota at Phati Patel in Pachhad area of Sirmaur district, Government Colleges, Telka and Bhalei in Dalhousie constituency of district Chamba, Government College, Kaza in district Lahaul-Spiti and Government College, Thachi in district Mandi. Initially, a provision of rupees five crores each has been made for starting these colleges. Mr. Singh also inaugurated Health Sub-Centre, Dublu in Junga area of Shimla district constructed at a cost of Rs. 30.21 lakh and a bridge across Samli khad on Dhamechi- Bhad road in Kasumpti constituency completed at an outlay of Rs. 65 lakh.
He also laid the online foundation stone of Lift Irrigation Scheme, (LIS) Badgala to cost Rs. 1.08 crore, laid the foundation stone of LIS, Bhalag Bharn to be completed with an outlay of Rs. 76.58 lakh, laid foundation stone of LIS, Dhanaach-Chukhriya to be constructed at a cost of Rs.1.25 crore, laid foundation of LIS, Redi Gusaan on which Rs.1.23 crore will be spent, laid foundation stone of LIS, Koti-Badhog to be completed at a cost of rupees one crore and laid foundation stone of LIS Dharoti to cost Rs. 54 lakh in Rajgarh area of Sirmaur district.